James: Epistle of Law and Liberty

 

Oaths and Anointings

by Joe Boot

June 6, 2010 | James 5:12-17

Light use of oaths is a declaration of independence from God.

 

God’s Righteous Judgments

by Joe Boot

May 30, 2010 | James 5:1-12

Patience means recognizing that there can be no peace without judgment.

 

This Mist of Life and the Will of God

by Joe Boot

May 16, 2010 | James 4:11-17

We don't merely preface our plans with "if the Lord wills" but we want embedded in our character the knowledge that our lives are under God's control.

 

The Real Holy War

by Joe Boot

May 9, 2010 | James 4:1-10

A holy war is underway in our lives and we are either on one side or the other. We are either aiding and abetting the enemy, or God.

 

Two Kinds of Wisdom

by Joe Boot

May 2, 2010 | James 3:13-18

Meekness does not mean weakness or resignation, but it is the harnessing of godly strength. We demonstrate our wisdom and godliness by meekness.

 

Voyage to Victory

by Joe Boot

April 25, 2010 | James 3:1-12

Nothing is more lovely than a Christian whose conversation is filled with grace and truth.

 

Faith and Works

by Scott Masson

April 18, 2010 | James 2:14-26

Christ does good things in us; we deny that we’re in Christ if we don’t do His good works.

 

The Royal Law

by Joe Boot

April 11, 2010 | James 2:1-13

Many people believe we can distinguish love and law; however, love is the fulfilling of the law.

 

The Law of Liberty

by Joe Boot

March 21, 2010 | James 1:19-27

By His Word, God has brought us forth for the purpose of bearing fruit. There's nothing worse than bringing shame to the name of Christ by our moral hypocrisy.

 

The Crown of Life

by Joe Boot

March 14, 2010 | James 1:9-18

Double-mindedness in our theology leads to instability in every other area of our lives.

 

Hold Fast

by Joe Boot

March 7, 2010 | James 1:1-8

Wisdom is to face trials with steadfast faithfulness. In the biblical view, wisdom comes not from man's abstract reflection, but through God's word and the trials He sends.